GA Family Group Sheet for Alexander McLEOD, Sr. Family

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SUBMITTED BY: Doris Irons Greer
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HUSBAND: Alexander McLEOD
Birthdate: 1770
date and place of marriage: Scotland; North Carolina; or Georgia
other marriages:
military service:
Death date: November 1854 , Pike Co., Georgia
burial: Midway Baptist Church Cemetery, Pike Co., Georgia
father:
mother:
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WIFE: Margaret
Birthdate: , Scotland
other marriages:
date and place of marriage:
Death date: Aft. 1854 , Roanoke Dist., Randolph Co., Alabama
mother's father:
mother's mother:
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CHILD 1: Alexander Jr. McLeod
Birthdate: 1811 - North Carolina
married: Sarah Barden/Perkins/Parkins
date and place of marriage: Abt. 1832 Prob. Pike Co., Georgia
other marriages: Mary 'Oliver', Crawford, Buckalew
Death date: Aft. 1880 Pike Co., Georgia
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CHILD 2: Sarah McLeod
Birthdate: 1820 - Pike Co., Georgia
married: William H. Crawford
date and place of marriage: December 27, 1838 - Pike Co., Georgia
other marriages:
Death date:
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CHILD 3: William McLeod
Birthdate: 1824
married: Celia Ann Mills
date and place of marriage: January 10, 1847 - Pike Co., Georgia
other marriages:
Death date:
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CHILD 4: Norman McLeod
Birthdate: 1825 - Pike Co., Georgia
married: Elizabeth Ross
date and place of marriage: December 26, 1838 - Pike Co., Georgia
other marriages:
Death date:
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CHILD 5: Nancy McLeod
Birthdate: 1825 - Pike Co., Georgia
married: Owen N. K. Carden
date and place of marriage: January 19, 1843 - Pike Co., Georgia
other marriages:
Death date:
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CHILD 6: Angus McLeod
Birthdate: March 8, 1826
married: Elizabeth Burgess
date and place of marriage: Abt. 1852
other marriages: Eliza A. McLeod - Aft. 1863
Death date: May 18, 1892 - Alabama
burial: Albertville, Marshall Co., Alabama
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CHILD 7: Murdock McLeod
Birthdate: 1829 - Pike Co., Georgia
married: Mary A. Fields
date and place of marriage: January 23, 1855 - Pike Co., Georgia
other marriages:
Death date:
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Alexander McLeod Sr. wrote his will in Pike Co., Georgia dated 18 April
1849. It was presented for
probate 4 December 1854 and was recorded 8 December 1854. This will was
witnessed by John
Cauthen, Thomas M. Cauthen and James Cauthen. The will named Angus McLeod
and William H.
Crawford as Executors. He left all possessions after any debts were paid
to his wife Margaret.
The old McLeod home place in Pike Co. was on Liberty Hill Road. Story is
that they had a livery
stable for changeing horses for the Stagecoach lines. It burned. Also
known family fact is that
Alexander Sr. is buried in an unmarked grave in Midway Baptist Church
Cemetery, Pike Co., Ga. This
information came from Mittie Lee Hand Gr. Grand Dau to Mittie Lena McLeod
Moore.(8-6-01)
1830 Census - Monroe Co., Ga. as head of household with total of 12.
1840 Census - Pike Co., Ga. as head of household with a total of 5
1850 Census - Pike Co., Ga. Dist 68 Fam. 219/219
McLEOD, Alexander (sr.) 80 m farmer 800 Scotland
Margaret, 60 f Scotland
Angish 22, m Laboror Ga.
Murcock 21 m, Laboror Ga
1854 - Died Pike Co., Georgia

IGI gives Alexander McLeod birth date, place and parents. FHL Film 0990984
1705-1771 & FHL Film
0990985 1705-1820.
WILL: ALEXANDER McLEOD Sr. dated 4-18-1849 Pike Co.,Georgia pg. 123-124

Georgia, Pike County) In the name of God Amen. I Alexander McCloud of
said state and county being
of advanced age and knowing that I must shortly depart from this world
deem it right and proper truth as
respect of myself and family that I should make a disposition of the
property with which a kind
providence has helped me. I therefore make this my last will and testament
hereby severing and annulling
those heretofore made by me.
ITEM FIRST: I desire and direct that my body be buried in a decent
and christian like manner
suitable to my circumstances and conditions. My soul I trust shall return
to rest with God who gave it.
ITEM SECOND: I desire and direct that all my just debts be paid
without delay by my executors
herein afterward as I am unwilling my indebtors should be delayed of their
rights especailly as there is no
necessity for delay.
ITEM THIRD: I give an devise to my beloved wife Margaret with whom I
have lived in peace and
quite and love for about forty years. Giving one and a quarter acre of
land it being the half of the land tht
I live on at the present and she is to have the liberty of selecting her
portions off of any part as she may
think proper including the dwelling house and other out houses that she may
think proper and other out
houses that she may wish with all the rights, members and appurtenances to
ease a need of land in any
one appurtenancy whatever to her own proper use benefit and behalf forever
with full power to dispose
of the same at any time before or at her death as she may think proper. I
also give and bequeath to my
wife in the same unreserved manner the farming utensils used on and
belonging to my plantation of every
description whatever and one such horse as she may choose out of my stock
of horses. Also one half of
my stock of cattle to be selected by her. Also one half of my stock of pigs
such as she may choose. Also
one half of my stock of sheep such as she may choose also all my household
and kitchen furniture also
the half of my oxen and cart also all the corn, fodder and wheat belonging
to me on said premises all
with out reserve or limitations.
ITEM FOURTH: I give and bequeath to my belovede wife for and during
her natural life my negro
girl Fanny.
ITEM FIFTH: The rest of my property both real and personal I wish to
be equally divided amongst
my beloved children and at the death of my wife, the aforesaid negro girl,
Fanny, to be equally divided
amongst my children in like manner.
ITEM SIXTH: I constitute and appoint my beloved wife Maragaret
Executrix and my son Anguish
McCloud and my son in law William H. Crawford, executors of this my last
will And Testament this
18th April 1849 his
Alexander X McCloud
mark
Signed,Sealed,Declared and published here by Alexander McCloud his last
will and testament in the
presence of us his subscribers who subscribed our names hence in the
presence of the Testator and of
each other this 18th April 1849. John Cauthen - Thomas M.
Cauthen - James Cauthen
STATE of Georgia, Pike Co.) We John Cauthen, Thomas M. Cauthen, &
James Cauthen do
solemnly swear that we saw Alexander McCloud making his mark, sign and seal
and heard him publish
and declare this making to be and contain his will and at the time being he
was of sound disposing mind
and memory and that he did it freely without compulsion to the best of our
knowledge and belief.
Attest Dec 4th 1854 ) Thomas M. Cauthen
J. C. Beckman, Ordinary) John Cauthen
James Cauthen
State of Georgia, Pike County) I Margaret McCloud do solemnly swear that
this writing contains the true
last will and Testament of Alexander McCloud late of said County deceased
so far as I know or believe
and that I will and hereby execute the same by paying first the debts and
then the legacies contained in
said will as far as his goods & chattels will themselves extend and the law
charges me with that I will
make a will and forfeit inventory of all such goods and chattels so help me
God.
Sworn to & Subscribed before me
) her
in open court this 4th day of December 1854) Margaret x
McCloud
mark
Recorded this 8th day of December 1854: Joseph C.
Beckham - Ordinary
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